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  • CPRIT awards $2.4 million grant to Dr. Berenson

    February 21, 2024, 12:00 PM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    CPRIT awards Dr. Abbey Berenson a $2.4 million cancer prevention grant for the expansion of a multi-pronged intervention to increase HPV vaccination rates among adolescents from rural and medically underserved areas in Texas.

  • CPRIT 2023 Annual Report highlights UTMB HPV project

    February 1, 2024, 08:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    CPRIT 2023 Annual Report: Prevention Highlights include Abbey Berenson' grant to provide up-to-date, accurate, and credible data to inform the design of programs and interventions to address the high rate of incomplete HPV vaccine series.

  • CPRIT awards $2.4 million grant to Dr. Berenson

    August 17, 2023, 00:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    CPRIT awards Dr. Abbey Berenson a $2.4 million grant for the continuation and expansion of a highly successful postpartum HPV vaccination program at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) conducted in collaboration with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV).

  • CPRIT 2022 Annual Report highlights UTMB project

    February 1, 2023, 09:17 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) 2022 Annual Report on Prevention Outreach featured Dr. Abbey Berenson's HPV prevention outreach project investigating the impact of HPV vaccination on the incidence of HPV-related OPSCC in the U.S. among male and female adults from different age groups.

  • CPRIT announces $1.9M grant to UTMB Health's Dr. Berenson

    February 16, 2022, 00:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

    The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded Dr. Abbey Berenson $1.9 million academic research grant for "A Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing the Immunogenicity of 2 doses vs 3 doses of the 9-Valent HPV Vaccine in Females 27 to 45 Years of Age."

  • CPRIT 2021 Annual Report highlights UTMB projects

    February 16, 2022, 00:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    The CPRIT 2021 Annual Report: Awards & Prestigious Appointments for CPRIT Grantees report and the Prevention Outreach in FY 2021 report recognize Abbey Berenson for being named a 2021 Immunization Champion by ACOG, as well as being featured in the National Cancer Institute's official blog Cancer Currents for her HPV vaccination projects.

  • CPRIT funded HPV vaccination project recognized by HHS

    February 3, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    Texas Department of Health and Human Services recognized Bay Colony Pediatrics as Number 1 in Galveston County for 2019 vaccination rates, putting that clinic in the Top 10% statewide.

  • ORWH Announces UTMB Health's FY2020 BIRCWH Program Renewal

    August 31, 2020, 00:00 AM by Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH)

    The Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) renews Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) mentored career-development program at UTMB Health for FY2020.

  • CPRIT awards $1.9 million grant to UTMB Health's Dr. Berenson

    August 19, 2020, 00:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded Dr. Abbey Berenson a $1.9M cancer prevention grant to expand a successful postpartum HPV vaccination project to women in the Rio Grande Valley.

  • CPRIT Awards $1.9M grant to UTMB Health's Dr. Abbey Berenson

    February 19, 2020, 00:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded $1.9M cancer prevention grant to Abbey Berenson for maximizing opportunities for HPV vaccination in medically underserved counties in Southeast Texas.

  • New cancer research funding for HPV vaccine

    March 5, 2019, 00:00 AM by UTMB Health, Galveston Daily Times

    CPRIT announced that Dr. Abbey Berenson received a nearly $1.5M research grant and Dr. Ana Rodriguez received a nearly $2M prevention grant.

  • CPRIT awards $3.9M in grants to UTMB

    February 21, 2019, 00:00 AM by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

    The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded UTMB's Dr. Abbey Berenson a $1.4M research grant and $2.4M cancer prevention grant.

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